The Gym and I: Are We On (Again) or Off (Again)?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. But does it feel good? The answer is supposed to be yes. Upon experiencing the physical stress of working out, your brain releases neurochemicals (eg. endorphins) that…

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Thought Point: How Do You Blog?

It has always been the intent of this blog to get into the nitty gritty of what I’ve dealt with health-wise over the past three and a half years (everything went downhill September 2014 when…

Thought Point: On Finding Meaning through Chronic Illness

When you have a chronic illness, you’ll inevitably hit a point where your mental health starts to suffer. No one likes to be limited by factors outside of their control, and living with ongoing health…

I’m alive and it’s 2018.

I’ve put so many more moments into thinking about health blogging than actually doing so that I realized I’ve become stuck in the inertia of never actually making a concrete dent in the piles of…

Thought Point: Am I lazy?

Illness or not, there’s a limit to how much energy an individual can have. There’s only so much you can do over the stretch of a day, and at some point you’ll have to drop…

Overwhelmed on the last day of the long weekend

I’m sitting here right now in a Second Cup (Canadian coffee chain) just feeling dumpy and frustrated with myself. The intention today was to come here and work on my blog (revamping the look, writing…